A Tangent on Tobacco – A Legacy in American Economics: Part 2

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! Tobacco sprouted up throughout Virginia, and became so influential that when the Virginia Colony’s General Assembly first met to establish a sort of self-governed representative legislation, the first law to pass was …

A Tangent on Tobacco – A Legacy in American Economics: Part 1

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “No matter what Aristotle and the Philosophers say, nothing is equal to tobacco; it’s the passion of the well-bred, and he who lives without tobacco lives a life not worth living.” – …

Corporations and Creeds

The following is a chapter from Money, Sex, Power & Faith. Order your copy in paperback or for Kindle! “Corporation: An ingenious device for obtaining profit without individual responsibility.”  – Ambrose Bierce The first corporations weren’t like the corporations we know today. Initially created for only temporary purposes, such as the …